From John Doyle of The Globe and Mail:
Murdoch Mysteries puzzles American critics
Also, on Ovation, Murdoch Mysteries is called The Artful Detective. The title, which is just silly, came about because Ovation is an arts channel and it wanted an arts signal in the title.
It is, as far as many U.S. TV critics are concerned, a mystery show. Not because Inspector Murdoch solves crimes. But because hardly anyone writes about it – ever. Ovation brought star Yannick Bisson and executive producer Christina Jennings here to the opening session of the TV Critics press tour and, immediately, the show’s status as a puzzler was obvious. Continue reading.
Latest posts by Greg David (see all)
- Link: Orphan Black creator promises more flashbacks in final season - May 28, 2017
- Link: Does the CBC define Canadian culture? - May 28, 2017
- Season 2 of Bellevue being developed for CBC - May 26, 2017